Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduktion To Social Work SHB 101 1 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEHMET ZAFER DANIŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MEHMET ZAFER DANIŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective It is aimed that; the fundamentals of the development of social work subject, as a science and an occupation, in Turkey and in the world throughout the historical process; the evaluation of social work in terms of democracy, human rights and social justice concepts; the concept and application of social work; be learned in terms of knowledge, value and ability; problem solving processes; interaction; specialist; applicant; environment; intervention processes; the collection of knowledge; the determination and evaluation of a problem; studying the funtamentals -in terms of planning, application and evaluation- of that problem; and analytical approach (aimed to) be taught in the field of social work.
Course Content Description of Social work, basic concepts and facts, Social Work philosophy, values, ethics, processes and approaches. The development of professional social work in Turkey and in the World throughout the history: application fields and functional characteristics of professional social work, roles, functions and occupational identity of Social Worker. Evaluation of the lectures completed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains the philosophy which social work based on as a profession and science Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Defines social work and social services separately Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 Explains the distinguishing features of social services as a profession and analyzes their application areas Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 Explains the relationship of social services with other professions Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyzes the historical development of social services both education and profession in the world and in Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 Lists the theories and approaches of social services Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
7 Explains the social functionality and level Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
8 Designs resources of individual´s needs and problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
9 Explains internal and External Forces Paradigm andLife Cycle Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
10 Defines the domain and practice areas of professional social service and international social service Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
11 Analyzes the way of social studies and case studies Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
12 Defines examples and process of case studies Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
13 Describes the services made by Social Services and Child Protection Agency Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
14 Defines the social security system, explains its importance Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic Concepts and Social Workas Philosophy and Science reading
2 Social Service and other Disciplines of science; Social Work as a profession reading
3 Administrative Structure of Social Services, Social Security System reading
4 The Historical Development of Social Assistance and Social Service Training reading
5 Human Needs and Problems reading
6 Social Work Practices: with individuals, families and groups reading
7 Life Span reading
8 Social Case Study: Problems, Processes and Examples reading
9 MIDTERM reading
10 System and Ecological Approach reading
11 The Dynamics of the Behavior Assessment Model reading
12 Generalist Approach reading
13 Development and Application of Social Services in Turkey reading
14 Family and Social Policies: Directorates of SHÇEK and their services reading
Course Notes
Course Resources
Week Documents Description size
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has professional knowledge, can use theoretical knowledge in the work environments, has skills for human relations and communication, can work in team. X
2 Has qualification of organizer, planner, educator and researcher to materialize social work applications in urban and rural areas, public and private sector and nongovernmental organizations. X
3 Recognizes and knows risk groups in Turkey and in the world. X
4 Can coordinate protective-preventive, developing-changing, therapeutic-rehabilitative works to deal with the risks. X
5 Has skills to consulate the risk groups. X
6 Has knowledge about the reasons in existence of risk groups (child, elderly, disabled, faily, woman, group). X
7 Knows well the current public law and professional legislation and can interpret and apply the legislation when it is necessary X
8 Knows the intervention techniques for children with need of protection, youth, disabled, elderly, women and family. X
9 Has skills to consulate for children, youth, disabled, elderly, women and families. X
12 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Sözlü Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 8 8
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6